November 14, 2013

Mayor: Turner Field to be Demolished in 2017

(From USA Today, November 12, 2013) The Atlanta Braves have announced that they will be leaving the city of Atlanta moving to a suburb just outside the city in 2017 for a new stadium. Atlanta’s mayor has said that once the team has moved to the new ball park, Turner Field will be demolished. The […]

October 31, 2013

How Competition for Superstar Endorsers is Changing Sports Biz


                    (from Sports Business Journal, October 28, 2013) Professional sports are no longer just a game. They are a booming business that is forcing athletes to focus on more than their performance; they too have to focus on business. Some athletes are taking “business” a little […]

October 17, 2013

Seahawks Turning Up the Fun at CentruyLink Field


(from Sports Business Journal, October 14, 2013) When it comes to live sporting events, it’s no longer just about the game that is happening on the field; it’s about creating an entertainment experience that will have fans coming back for more and more. Peter McLoughlin, CEO of Vulcan Sports & Entertainment and President of the […]

October 3, 2013

Hospitality Sales Brisk at Presidents


(from Sports Business Journal, September 29, 2013) Tee off for the 2013 Presidents Cup is less than two weeks away, and that means last minute plans are being finalized all across the board. This tournament in particular, however, presented Matt Kamienski, Executive Director of the Presidents Cup, with a unique challenge:  finding and selling hospitality […]